69 episodes

Are you a fan of books but don’t have time for the commitments of a book club? Do you wish you could get an honest review of popular releases to know if they are worth your time? If you answered "yes" to any one of those questions then this podcast is for you.
Whether you are an active book reader or prefer watching that hot new drama on Netflix, this podcast has something to offer. Join your hosts and IRL friends, Louisville Jess and PNW Jess, as they get together from opposite ends of the country for some friendly banter and honest reviews.

The Bookish Roundup - A Podcast Jess & Jess

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Are you a fan of books but don’t have time for the commitments of a book club? Do you wish you could get an honest review of popular releases to know if they are worth your time? If you answered "yes" to any one of those questions then this podcast is for you.
Whether you are an active book reader or prefer watching that hot new drama on Netflix, this podcast has something to offer. Join your hosts and IRL friends, Louisville Jess and PNW Jess, as they get together from opposite ends of the country for some friendly banter and honest reviews.

    Ep 68 - If God Knew Karen He Would Understand - I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

    Ep 68 - If God Knew Karen He Would Understand - I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

    TW: Eating Disorder, Parental Abuse, Sexual Abuse

    The memoir that every millenial woman is reading and talking about. Reach out to an eating disorder hotline for more information about signs, symptoms and treatment options for eating disorders.
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    Ep 67 - We are back baby! Life and Podcast Updates

    Ep 67 - We are back baby! Life and Podcast Updates

    Did you miss us? We sure missed you! 

    We are so excited to be back from out break! As you can tell we are now The Bookish Roundup! As much as we loved the name Outta Five Stars it was time for an upgrade. 

    Hit play to know what we've been up to over the past couple of months and for a sneak peak into what we've got planned coming up for the podcast!

    Thanks for tuning in! We would love for you to subscribe and leave us a review.

    Find us at www.outtafivestars.com Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok we're @TheBookishRoundup. 

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 25 min
    Ep 66 - Definitely Was Not for Us - Black Buck Mateo Askaripour

    Ep 66 - Definitely Was Not for Us - Black Buck Mateo Askaripour

    We are back with another episode! Today we are discussing Black Buck. It was an interesting read since neither of us know the New York City or Sales lifestyle. Thanks for tuning in! We would love for you to subscribe and leave us a review. 

    Find us at www.outtafivestars.com Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok we're @OuttaFiveStars. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 32 min
    Ep 65 - Sexy Blue Aliens - Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon

    Ep 65 - Sexy Blue Aliens - Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon

    *Lots of spoilers*ADULT CONTENT - if you couldn't tell by the title ;)
    Ice Planet Barbarians has been all over BookTok and PNW Jess just HAD to read it so of course Louisville Jess had to know what it was all about. If you want to hear about the book but don't feel like it will be your vibe, make sure you hit play on the episode to find out what it's all about. 
    Thanks for tuning in!
    We would love for you to subscribe and leave us a review.
    Find us at www.outtafivestars.com
    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok we're @OuttaFiveStars.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 33 min
    Ep 64 - Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson with Guest Angie from @angieoverbooked

    Ep 64 - Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson with Guest Angie from @angieoverbooked

    *Spoilers in this episode*

    Welcome back to the podcast! This week we are joined by Angie from Instagram's @angieoverbooked as we talk about the historical fiction novel, Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson. Listen as we talk to Angie about her bookish tendencies and why she was hesitant to pick up this book and read it. 

    Thanks for tuning in! 

    We would love for you to subscribe and leave us a review. 

    Find us at www.outtafivestars.com 

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok we're @OuttaFiveStars. 

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

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    Ep 63 - Dear Ellen - It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

    Ep 63 - Dear Ellen - It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

    *Lots of spoilers*

    TW - Domestic Abuse

    Wow - This book has been all over BookTok and Bookstagram so of course we had to read it and talk about it. Can you guess which Jess cried during this book? 

    Thanks for tuning in!

    We would love for you to subscribe and leave us a review.

    Find us at www.outtafivestars.com

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok we're @OuttaFiveStars.

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 44 min